Articles by: Millie Acebal

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

It was all systems go recently at the College of Engineering & Computing as FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. […]

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

Name: Alejandro Hernandez Major: Chemistry Hometown: Miami, FL Where did you intern? I was competitively selected as one of 12 […]

Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

A group of 11 students huddled in the Hardware Lab at Modesto A. Maidique Campus’ Tech Station recently. They took computers […]

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

If you live in South Florida, you know what a hassle traffic can be, especially during rush hour. For Homa […]

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Activity trackers monitor your steps; this […]

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

Cancer, in most cases, is still treated the same way as it was a few decades ago – with surgery, […]

Alastair Paragas

My Internship with CERN

Name: Alastair Paragas Major: Computer Science (College of Engineering and Computing and Honors College) Hometown: Originally from Manila, Philippines; currently living […]

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

When food shopping, it’s easy to overlook what it took to get your favorite meats and produce to the grocery […]

Adrian Mederos at work.

Keeping smart homes safe during disasters

Alarm systems and smoke detectors are some of the tools used today to keep homes safe. But as more smart […]

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

People with high-risk glaucoma will be able to monitor their disease, anywhere, anytime, thanks to a new device developed by […]

DeNovo Biodevice

Researchers learn how to take an idea from lab to market

Sharan Ramaswamy designed a device that mimics human circulation in which cells and tissues can be grown. The technology enables […]

My internship working on missile systems

My internship working on missile systems

Name: David Vallejo Major: Electrical Engineering Hometown: Miami, Florida Where you interned: Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona How did […]

My internship at Lockheed Martin

My internship at Lockheed Martin

Name: Jorge Cisternas Major: Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering Hometown: Santiago, Chile Where you interned: Lockheed Martin Orlando. I got to […]

Engineering students compete in FCA US Design Challenge.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles takes students for a test drive

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US) recently visited the College of Engineering and Computing to get to know students and host […]

Gene Yllanes

From fixing cell phones in his dorm to Capitol Hill

Gene Yllanes is an undergraduate student studying electrical engineering in the College of Engineering & Computing. Below is his first-person […]